Participants should make their own arrangements directly with the hotel
of their choice and request the UCSB discount. The AMS is not responsible
for rate changes or for the quality of the accommodations. Rates quoted
do not include sales tax of 10%. Hotels have varying cancellation or
early checkout penalties; be sure to ask for details when making your
Best Western South Coast Inn, 5620 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117;
805-967-3200; $112 single/double. Free shuttle to/from the airport and
UCSB between 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m., complementary continental breakfast.
Rooms have high-speed Internet connections. For further information visit
Deadline for reservations is March 15.
Motel 6, 5897 Calle Real, Goleta, CA; 805-964-3596; rates start
at $72.99/single or double for Friday and Saturday and $57.99 for Sunday.
Reservations are on a first-come-first-served basis.
Ramada Limited, 4770 Calle Real, Goleta, CA: 805-964-3511; from
$120/night. Complimentary transportation provided between airport and
inn, complementary continental breakfast. Rooms have high-speed Internet
connections. For further information visit http://www.SBRAMADA.COM.
Deadline for reservations is March 1.
There are a number of restaurants adjacent to the campus. A list of restaurants
will be available at the registration desk. Food service will also be
available in the University Center and the Arbor located on campus.
Information and Campus Map
Please visit the website maintained by the Department of Mathematics
campus map at http://www.aw.id.ucsb.edu/ucsbmap.html,
Santa Barbara Visitors Bureau site at http://www.santabarbaraca.com,
or the site maintained by the city of Santa Barbara at http://www.santabarbaraca.gov/home.htm?js=false.
AMS Book Sale: Examine the newest titles from the AMS! Complimentary
coffee will be served, courtesy of AMS Membership Services. The AMS Book
Sale will operate during the same hours as registration. The location
of the Book Sale will be announced at a later date.
AMS Editorial Activity: An acquisitions editor from the AMS book
program will be present to speak with prospective authors. If you have
a book project that you would like to discuss with the AMS, please stop
by the book exhibit.
After 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and virtually all day and evening on weekends,
most campus lots are open to all parkers. There are a few exceptions to
this, so be sure to read lot signage or any special notations on parking
stalls in spaces that are marked "R" or "Service Vehicle" or the like.
There is no need to obtain a parking permit unless on campus during the
work week (MF 85). The kiosks at the east and west gates are
open on weekends and are a good check-in point for a campus map and further
information. Campus parking: http://www.tps.ucsb.edu/Paybyspace.html
and Meeting Information
The registration desk (location to be announced) will be open 7:15 a.m.
to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and 8:00 a.m. to noon on Sunday.
Registration fees (payable on-site only) are $40/AMS members; $60/nonmembers;
$5/emeritus members, students, or unemployed mathematicians. Fees are
payable by cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.
By Air: UCSB is served by the Santa Barbara Airport (SBA), http://www.flysba.com/?pageID=42.
Most people traveling by air will initially land at Los Angeles International
Airport (LAX), approximately 2.5 hours driving time from Santa Barbara.
Options for travel to UCSB from LAX include the Santa Barbara Airbus or
car rental. The Santa Barbara Airbus provides several daily trips from
LAX to Santa Barbara. For fare information phone 800-423-1618 (within
the U.S./Canada) or 805-964-7759 (outside U.S./Canada) or visit http://www.santabarbaraairbus.com.
AMS has partnered with Delta Air Lines as the official airline
for meeting and business travel for 2005. Take advantage of Delta's new
SimpliFares(tm) and enjoy the following benefits:
- No Saturday-night stay required - more flexibility
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Click on the above Delta logo to make immediate reservations on delta.com
and enter SkyBonus account number US738367060 in your passenger
information screen to be recognized as an AMS member. Your
- No service fees
- 1,000 SkyMile bonus points
- Skip the airport lines; check in online
Avis is the official car rental company for the sectional meeting
in Santa Barbara, California. All rates include
unlimited free mileage. Special rates for this meeting are effective April
9, 2005April 24, 2005, and begin at $26/day for a subcompact car
at the weekend rate (available from noon Thursday through Monday at 11:59
p.m.). Should a lower qualifying rate become available at the time of
booking, Avis is pleased to offer a 5% discount off the lower qualifying
rate or the meeting rate, whichever is lower. Rates do not include any
state or local surcharges, tax, optional coverages, or gas refueling charges.
Renters must meet Avis's age, driver, and credit requirements. Reservations
can be made by calling 1-800-331-1600 or online at http://www.avis.com.
Meeting Avis Discount Number B159266.
Driving: UCSB is easily accessible from U.S. 101. From the south
take the UCSB/Highway 217 exit. From the north take Storke Road/UCSB exit
and drive south (toward the ocean) to the junction with El Colegio Road.
Turn left onto El Colegio Road and proceed to the west gate kiosk.
Other: Santa Barbara is also served by Amtrak train service and
Greyhound bus service.
for International Participants
International participants should view this important information about
traveling to the United States. http://www7.nationalacademies.org/visas/Traveling_to_US.html
Located on the coast of California, Santa Barbara County's climate is
mild and sunny all year, with an average daytime temperature between 60°F
and 70°F (16°C and 21°C). Santa Barbara attire is generally